Pro Tools|24 MIX Systems with Pro Tools 6.1 for Windows XP

Digidesign PCI Cards Supplied with System

Pro Tools|24 MIX

  • MIX Core

Pro Tools|24 MIXplus

  • MIX Core
  • MIX Farm

Pro Tools|24 MIX3

  • MIX Core
  • MIX Farm
  • MIX Farm

Other Card Options

Digidesign Audio Interfaces (one required)

  • 888|24 I/O
  • 888 I/O
  • 882|20 I/O
  • 882 I/O
  • 1622 I/O
  • 24-Bit ADAT Bridge I/O
  • ADAT Bridge I/O

Digidesign Software Compatibility in These Documents

  • Pro Tools 6.1 for Windows XP
  • Pro Tools software will not work without Digidesign hardware

Included and Optional Plug-Ins:

Optional Digidesign Hardware

  • ProControl
  • Fader Pack (up to 5)
  • Edit Pack (Serial Number PT00601 or higher required)
  • Control|24
  • Universal Slave Driver
  • Video Slave Driver (discontinued)
  • SMPTE Slave Driver (discontinued) via a MIDI interface only

Optional Digidesign & Avid Storage

  • Avid MediaDrive rS80
  • Avid MediaDrive rS36/320 LVD
  • Avid MediaDrive rS73/320 LVD
  • Avid MediaDock iS36/320 LVD Shuttle
  • Avid MediaDock iS73/320 LVD Shuttle
  • Avid MediaDock Dual
  • Avid MediaDock Dual+
  • DigiDrive MediaDock
  • DigiDrive FireWire 80
  • DigiDrive SCSI Drives
  • SCSI-128 Kit (ATTO Express PCI-UL3D)
  • SCSI-64 Kit (ATTO Express PCI-DC)

PCI Expansion Chassis

Control Surfaces & MIDI Interfaces

Third-Party Video Capture Cards

  • Playback within Pro Tools is only supported via the computer monitor. Hardware Codecs are not supported. Use a third party application and card to capture video and import the video into Pro Tools. For the best performance use Avid CODEC DV files created by Avid Express DV.

Pro Tools|24 MIX Systems — End of Development

Supported CPU Speeds & Requirements

These computers are qualified to provide up to 64-track performance and full Pro Tools functionality. Other IntelliStation M Pro & E Pro models are not qualified:

Minimum Computer Specification Guidelines & Known Issues

CPUs adhering to the Minimum Computer Specifications Guidelines may be able to provide up to 64 track performance, however they cannot be guaranteed to do so.

Maximum Performance Guidelines

Additional Computer Requirements

System Software:

Total System RAM:

  • Minimum 512 MB

Additional RAM Recommendations:

  • Additional RAM is recommended for better video playback performance
  • 1 GB recommended for sessions with large amounts of audio, high edit density, large DigiBase databases, or addition of options like DigiTranslator 2.0

Monitor, color required, minimum resolution of 1024 x 768

Apple QuickTime 6.0.2 or Higher Recommended

  • Required only on systems using video
  • AGP graphics card with 16 MB or more video RAM required for movie playback
  • Available at

Hard Drive Minimum Requirements

SCSI Accelerator Card Requirements

Digidesign ASIO Driver

Additional Information

Session Interchange — Pro Tools 6 & Earlier Versions

Pro Tools 6 Compatibility — What's Changed from Pro Tools 5

Pro Tools 6.1 Q & A

Pro Tools|24 MIX Product Info

For more information, see the Pro Tools 6 documents in the Support > Tech Support > Technical Document Library section. Also included with new systems and Pro Tools 6 upgrade CDs.